Robert "Bobby" Veach(1944 - 2013)


Travelers Rest

Robert "Bobby" Harrison Veach, 68, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of the late Charles, Sr. and Venie Turner Veach. Mr. Veach was a member of Travelers Rest United Methodist Church and was owner and operator of Greenville Refrigeration Services for 33 years until his retirement in 2008. After retirement he pursued his passion in organic farming.

Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Willa Derrick Veach; 3 daughters, Amanda West and husband Keith, Jennifer Harding and husband Christopher, and Becky Funderburk and husband Charlie; 2 brothers, Charles E. Veach, Jr. and Verlon Stone; 7 grandchildren, Nora, Charlie, Cole, Emma Grace, Rhys, Tyler and Riley; 2 step-grandchildren, Karen and Keith, Jr.; 1 step great-granddaughter, Kendall and many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at Travelers Rest United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the mortuary.

The family will be at the home.

Memorials may be made to the at 11 Brendan Way, B2, Greenville, SC 29615.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.

Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 28, 2013